Health Care


E tu welcomes Emirates' exit from most trans-Tasman services E tu welcomes Emirates' exit from most trans-Tasman services
- October 11, 2017

Emirates will codeshare on the additional flights, but adds that it will place its focus on its daily nonstop services from Dubai to Auckland. The New Zealand-Australia gap will be filled by Qantas , the airlines said on Thursday as they unveiled more details of their extended partnership, pending Australian regulatory approval. (more...)
Won't close foreign accounts, let me go overseas: Karti Chidambaram Won't close foreign accounts, let me go overseas: Karti Chidambaram
- October 11, 2017

He said that he needed to make this trip as he had to admit his daughter for higher studies at the Cambridge University for the year 2018-19. Karti also refuted the CBI's claim that he had 25 undisclosed bank accounts, adding that he only had one account in the UK's Metro Bank, which was opened in 2016 and has not received any remittance from anyone except him, his wife and daughter. (more...)
Commuters disappointed as Delhi Metro rides get costlier
- October 11, 2017

Not prepared to take the Metro fare hike lying down, AAP is all set to hit the streets to build support for a rollback. Smart card users continue to get 10 per cent discount and so do those using Metro during non-peak hours - between start of the service and 8 am; between noon and 5 pm; and from 9 pm to the close of service. (more...)
Third Frisco resident infected with West Nile virus Third Frisco resident infected with West Nile virus
- October 11, 2017

The chickens are part of a "sentinel" flock monitored by the Mosquito and Vector Management District and are located at the Wastewater Treatment Plant near Solvang. Human-to-human transmission does not occur. That brings the total so far this year to 58 cases of the mosquito-borne illness, including two people who died earlier. (more...)
Rohr delighted with Super Eagles performance Rohr delighted with Super Eagles performance
- October 11, 2017

Gernot Rhor and his crew led the Super Eagles to secure qualification for the 2018 World Cup on Saturday with the 1-0 win over Zambia which will be the Nigeria's sixth appearance at the World Cup. "Yes, I am happy I had the chance to coach players like Zidane, Dugarry and Lizarazu in Bordeaux, we went to the final of the European Cup". He added that the Eagles were determined to qualify for the World Cup. (more...)
World Health Organization report: Child and teen obesity soars tenfold worldwide in 40 years World Health Organization report: Child and teen obesity soars tenfold worldwide in 40 years
- October 11, 2017

So we can't wait to deal with underweight, and then worry about overweight and obesity. New research published Tuesday finds that while the obesity rate among children in rich countries may have peaked, kids in developing countries are increasingly putting on unhealthy pounds. (more...)
Ubial rejected as Health chief Ubial rejected as Health chief
- October 11, 2017

He also complained about Ubial's "excessive foreign travels" in her first few months in office. Thirteen of the 24 members of the commission voted against Ubial. Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial failed to convince the Commission on Appointments (CA) as the powerful body on Wednesday voted to reject her ad interim appointment to the Department of Health (DOH). (more...)
Centre opposes concept of 'living will' in SC Centre opposes concept of 'living will' in SC
- October 11, 2017

As Bhushan argued for provision, the court , while raising many queries, said that if permitted, it would be accompanied by various safeguards. The term " passive euthanasia " used by the Supreme Court in its verdict on Aruna Shanbaug's case is defined as the withdrawal of life support , treatment or nutrition with the deliberate intention to hasten a terminally ill-patient's death. (more...)
Utah girl jumps for joy upon learning of her adoption Utah girl jumps for joy upon learning of her adoption
- October 11, 2017

The school's office manager Jackie Alexander told the girl on behalf of her new mom, Jennifer Fisher. "It was like, ahhh". When she learned her adoption was official, Tannah jumped into Alexander's arms and didn't let go. "It was like, 'ah, ' it was like screaming", Tannah said. Jen Fisher of West Jordan, Utah, told ABC News that seeing Tannah's reaction on video was priceless. (more...)
Local bridges need 'staggering' repairs Local bridges need 'staggering' repairs
- October 11, 2017

The overall percentage of structurally deficient local bridges declined from 16.7 percent to 12.8 percent from 2002 to 2016, while the state's percentage was relatively flat at around 9 percent. DiNapoli said municipalities face financial challenges to fund bridge repairs because they are generally responsible for the upkeep, but can get state and federal aid. (more...)
Leighton Buzzard fashion shop supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month Leighton Buzzard fashion shop supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month
- October 10, 2017

You should speak with a doctor to find out which breast cancer screening tests are right for you. Frankie Bridge added: "Breast cancer is still the most common cancer in the UK". Most people that see a pink ribbon or nearly anything pink this month will recognize it signifies breast cancer awareness. Mr Balfour said: "Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in Scotland - unfortunately most people know of someone affected by this bad disease". (more...)
Anthrax outbreak panic: Could CANNIBAL hippos spread deadly infection? Anthrax outbreak panic: Could CANNIBAL hippos spread deadly infection?
- October 10, 2017

Namibia's environment minister Pohamba Shifeta told news agency AFP that the country's veterinary services were working on establishing the exact cause. Anthrax is caused by Bacillus anthracis and can be deadly - but usually it does not spread easily. Infected anthrax spores have also been used by bioterrorists in the recent past. (more...)
#WorldMentalHealthDay: Twitter erupts with support for employees #WorldMentalHealthDay: Twitter erupts with support for employees
- October 10, 2017

We urge employers of all shapes and sizes to act now and take a proactive step towards creating a mentally healthy organisation. "So we are delighted to be offering people the chance to get funding to put on their own activity or event". Besides, more than 260 million are living with anxiety disorders and many of them live with both. Cllr Iseult Roche, Lead Councillor for Project Aspire, Health, Safeguarding and Sport said: "Within the United Kingdom it's estimated that one in four adults ... (more...)
National Football League players chief hits back over anthem protests National Football League players chief hits back over anthem protests
- October 10, 2017

Hill, an African-American co-host of the 6 p.m. broadcast of "SportsCenter", received backlash last month after calling Trump a "white supremacist" in a series of tweets that referenced the president's comments about a deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. (more...)
Reviewing the Insider Trends for Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)
- October 10, 2017

Exco Technologies Limited (TSE:XTC) has 0.00% since October 10, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 27.19% the S&P500. More notable recent Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM ) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Exxon Mobil's Dividend Looks Better And Better" on October 09, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "ExxonMobil And An Increasingly Strong Dividend" published on October 03, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Is High-Yielding Exxon Mobil A Buy?" ... (more...)
Russia Signs S-400 Missiles Deal With Saudi Arabia Russia Signs S-400 Missiles Deal With Saudi Arabia
- October 10, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Saudi Arabia's King Salman for talks at the Kremlin on Thursday, cementing a relationship that is pivotal for world oil prices and could decide the outcome of the conflict in Syria. The approval has now opened the way for Saudi Arabia's purchasing of the 44 Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) launchers and 360 missiles, as well as fire control stations and radar, says a report in Reuters . (more...)
An avocado and banana a day keep heart disease away! An avocado and banana a day keep heart disease away!
- October 10, 2017

In contrast, the animals given high potassium had substantially less artery hardening and reduced stiffness in their aorta. Artichokes, baked potatoes , raisins, and fat-free milk are other potassium-rich foods. For the experiments, they supplied them with low, normal, and high levels of potassium for a specific period. The findings of the new study back up this recommendation. (more...)
Madagascar Plague: WHO In Huge Release Of Antibiotics Madagascar Plague: WHO In Huge Release Of Antibiotics
- October 10, 2017

Risk is high for contamination in the unsanitary, overcrowded jails. According to Ars Technica , recent research into medieval plague outbreaks has suggested the classic understanding of the disease as primarily rodent-borne may be incorrect, with human-to-human transmission playing a larger role than previously thought. (more...)
Taylor Swift announces 2 live shows in December Taylor Swift announces 2 live shows in December
- October 10, 2017

Can you imagine doing an Instagram Live stream and having Taylor Swift pop in to watch? The album is Swift's sixth, and is all but certain to become her fifth consecutive number one. 5 on the Hot 100 chart and her second track, "Ready For It" is way down at No. 39. On October 9, USA Today shared a report with readers in which they suggested that Swift's new tracks from her upcoming album , Reputation , which is due to hit stores on November 10, were "failing". (more...)
FTSE 100 firms focusing on mental health see financial results FTSE 100 firms focusing on mental health see financial results
- October 10, 2017

The new leave helps in letting the employees stay productive while taking care of their mental health, the company said. "The importance of raising awareness and encouraging open, honest conversations about mental health in the workplace can not be understated", said Legal & General chief executive Nigel Wilson, who is holding a mental health forum next week. (more...)
Attacks On Mental Health Workers On The Rise Attacks On Mental Health Workers On The Rise
- October 10, 2017

It is estimated that only about a quarter of people with a mental health problem in the United Kingdom receive ongoing treatment, leaving the majority of people grappling with mental health issues on their own, seeking help or information, and dependent on the informal support of family, friends or colleagues. (more...)
JJ Watt Likely Out For 2017 With Fractured Leg JJ Watt Likely Out For 2017 With Fractured Leg
- October 10, 2017

This season, two games in, he is again off to a fast start, with four touchdowns and on Sunday, he mixed in a nice end around and a big chunk play on punt return. During the Kansas City Chief's opening drive, J.J. fell to the ground while engaged in a block. Tight end Travis Kelce was the primary beneficiary, turning 11 targets into eight receptions for 98 yards. (more...)
Woman Crushed By Truck In Bengaluru, 3rd Pothole Death In A Week Woman Crushed By Truck In Bengaluru, 3rd Pothole Death In A Week
- October 10, 2017

Radha alias Radhamma, a homemaker from Shyampura, was headed to Ramnagara to meet some of her relatives on Sunday morning. "We do not have technology where potholes can be filled even during rainfall". "For a long lasting solution, we'll have to wait for the sun, which may take another week", he said. According to the report, officials have put the number of potholes in the city at over 15,000. (more...)
California Lowers Penalty For Knowingly Exposing Partners To HIV
- October 09, 2017

Individuals infected with HIV can almost eliminate the possibility of transmission if the patient is effectively treated . Bill sponsors Sen. Scott Wiener and Assemblyman Todd Gloria, both Democrats, argued California law was outdated and stigmatized people living with HIV , especially given recent advancements in medicine. (more...)
Hamilton County Health Department offering flu shots Hamilton County Health Department offering flu shots
- October 09, 2017

If, however, there are complications from getting flu, antibiotics may be needed. Thanks to a donation from the Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital, the St. World Health Organization and CDC track the various strains of flu and change the vaccines to help fight the most common strains that are found each year. (more...)